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Jonathan Owain Reynolds ('Nathan Dyfed', 1814-1891), author and 'eisteddfodwr', was born in the parish of Llanwinio, Carmarthenshire. Despite minimal education he became a noted poet, winning many eisteddfod prizes. He also translated some of Shakespeare's plays into Welsh.
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A collection consisting of poetry, translations, transcripts, etc. written or collected by Jonathan Owain Reynolds ('Nathan Dyfed').
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Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 3271-3289.
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Conditions governing access
Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.
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The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943).
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This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.
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This description was compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS.